IAIN WILLIAMSON: How to develop an all-inclusive economy through education and skills development

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In the Business Beyond Covid series, CEOs and other business leaders and experts...

Cofesa: ‘Please scrap EE race quotas – here’s how this will boost the economy’

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In July 2019, Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi announced that the Employment Equity Amendment Bill will regulate...

Good practice partnership for local procurement

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Growing demands for mines to procure goods and services in-country – further emphasised by supply chain disruptions...

Africa's 1st Virtual Empowerment Awards brings new meaning to transformation after 20 years

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Topco Media is excited to be bringing you Africa's first Virtual Empowerment Awards...

Old Mutual Named “Top Empowered Business Of The Year”

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Old Mutual was named “Top Empowered Business of the Year” at the 2020 #TopEmpowerment Virtual Awards last night...

Black lives matter

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The deaths of George Floyd, Collins Khoza and Elijah McClain (among others) have returned “Black Lives Matter” to public consciousness during the global pandemic. We can’t protect democracy and our...

For Black Lives to Matter, Black Economic Empowerment Has To Matter

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The deaths of George Floyd, Collins Khoza and Elijah McClain (among others) have returned “Black Lives Matter” to public...

So you’ve laid off your staff due to restrictions related to COVID-19, now what?

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Since March this year we have seen an unprecedented amount of businesses forced to implement measures such as short time...

What employers should do

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A Corporate Guideline with targeted information for employees, managers and corporate custodians...

Productivity hacks

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Getting more done in less time. Whether unexpected meetings, constant interruptions or...

How to handle being at home and on the job

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Hey, it’s Monday, believe it or not! Thankfully, a Monday minus the heavy traffic...

Navigating retrenchment, wage cuts and unpaid leave

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A Unprecedented financial times may not require unprecedented solutions. During a global...

Scared to return to work?

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You’re free to go back to work. But do you want to? As the social distancing regulations ease...

How to tackle toxic leadership

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Experts explain the traits of a bad boss and how to deal with them. Have you ever had to deal with...

Improve your work by not working

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Okay, so we’re not advocating slacking off. Our collective bosses likely wouldn’t approve...

Furniture manufacturers urged to explore available funding schemes

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While the South African furniture manufacturing sector has endured some tough times in recent years...

So, who isn’t involved in quickly converting in-person training and courses to on-line training and courses?

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When COVID-19 shutdown our classrooms and training programmes we...

State capture to state rapture

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Saying YES to sustainable economic growth & transformation in uncertain times...

The Power of Trends in B-BBEE

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Mpowered has recently tapped into the wealth of data uploaded onto its Beagle system to bring you an analysis of...

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should

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What do microwaves, excel spreadsheets and washing machines all have in common? In my opinion it’s that when they break...

B-BBEE Stripped

Article - Mpowered

The transformation world is very similar to the engineering field in that if you speak to an expert on the...

The Skills Change that is rippling through the B-BBEE industry

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A recent “clarification” announced by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) has confirmed a change to the...

Covid 19 Expedites the Future of Work.

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Evolution and technology Human evolution is an inevitable phenomenon that we cannot evade as a species. And this is...

The Four Types of Businesses in South Africa when it comes to B-BBEE

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It’s a sweltering day in October of 2016 and I’m navigating through an industrial cluster north-west of the outskirts of...

Does black ownership lead meaningful transformation?

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When one hears the word ‘transformation’ in context of the Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) environment, most business owners react by...

The Awkward Conversation…

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It has been nearly three months since the Coronavirus started to flip our lives upside down. We are all in...

Keep our air clean, and do your job better than ever at the same time

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No B-BBBE consultants should be driving around in cars to meet with clients – consultants, it is time to tech-enable...

To all B-BBEE Verification Agencies, please digitise before its too late.

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I know it is becoming tedious referencing any change in the way we operate our businesses back to the lockdown...

A White Girl in a BEE World: What do I really think about BEE

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Hi there. My name is Sonnika. I am a blonde-haired, blue-eyed girl. Oh, and did I mention that I am...

Tourism Industry feeling the pinch

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The tourism Industry, which before the pandemic accounted for 1,2 million jobs in South Africa and contributed to more than...

Measuring Success

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Introduction Over the past twenty years, I’ve had the privilege of working with many great developers. A good developer can...

Insights from our Webinar: Future Proofing a Covid Impacted B-BBEE Services Industry

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The B-BBEE services industry is on the precipice of a once-off opportunity to change the way B-BBBEE is viewed and...

Making the computer speak BEE

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What do web pages, numeric computing, knitting and BEE have in common? Not much, it seems. But I have a...

Screen Time During Lockdown

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Increased screen-time during lockdown is inevitable. Instead of berating ourselves over it, let’s look for ways to deal with its...

Whose spreadsheet is it anyway?

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I want you to imagine that you’re in your comfy office chair (in a post lockdown world of course) at...

How does the Covid-19 Crisis in South Africa impact business compliance and risk?

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COVID-19 has presented the world with an unprecedented disruption to the way we all live our lives. As thousands of...

Why landing on the moon first, mattered

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Origins Many people often underestimate what an incredible feat it was for humanity to have ventured into outer space, I...

Why you shouldn’t start a B-BBEE software business

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Are you an Excel mastermind? Maybe you’ve built some excellent spreadsheet calculators and want to turn them into something better...

How is B-BBEE still around?

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South Africa is the only country where B-BBEE is legislated and while the legislation exists, there is no hard law...